elegant etymology

Catalan word elegant comes from Latin lego, Latin de, Latin evanesco (I fade away, or die out. I lapse. I vanish or disappear.), English choosy

Detailed word origin of elegant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lego Latin (lat) I collect, gather, bring together. I choose, select, appoint. I read.
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
evanesco Latin (lat) I fade away, or die out. I lapse. I vanish or disappear.
choosy English (eng) Taking care when choosing that what is chosen best suits one's tastes, desires or requirements.
eligere Latin (lat)
elegans Latin (lat) Discriminating, polite. Fastidious, critical. Fine, elegant, handsome. Tasteful.
elegant Catalan (cat) Elegant.

Words with the same origin as elegant

Descendants of lego
Lleó acollir collit diligent elecció elegir lector legió llegir llegum llenya lleonès lliçó recollir relegació religió
Descendants of de
assaig dins dissenyar dèbil efecte eixir en endins enlloc enrere esquer evidència evitar examen examinar execució exemple existir expedient on quan sovint èxit